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Mixed martial arts fighter Cornell Ward (from left), chef Daniel Strong, triathlete Dominic Thompson, lifestyle blogger Joshua Katcher and competitive bodybuilder Giacomo Marchese at a vegan barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y. Courtesy of James Koroni hide caption

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For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

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Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison demonstrates the website's expanded options for gender identification at her company's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. Harrison, who helped engineer the project, plans to switch her identifier to "Trans Woman." Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Germany will allow parents to choose a third indeterminate option for newborn babies, under a new law that takes effect Friday. Deshakalyan Chowdhury/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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